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  • Of Tides/To Distill

    Of Tides/To Distill

    ★★★½

    A blending of dance and beautiful and disturbing images. Enigmatic and unnerving at times.

  • Wasteland No. 1: Ardent Verdant

    Wasteland No. 1: Ardent Verdant

    ★★★½

    Experimental and slightly-abstract silent short combining together electronics and natural elements, establishing patterns and connections with the editing.

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  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★★

    Visually stunning with a 50s sensibility and pitch perfect performances, direction, and writing that make the film feel like it was made in the 50s. Assured and confident, it creates an immersive world surrounding memorable characters and allows us to spend time with them. Superb filmmaking that shows what is possible with skill and confidence.

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    It Follows take a similar approach to David Robert Mitchell's earlier The Myth of the American Sleepover in creating a film that is generally set in the 80s without ever explicitly stating it and reworking teen drama. With It Follows it is almost like Kubrick directed a teen horror film in the 80s. There are visual echoes of The Shining and the score is a full 80s synth feeling. Overall this forms a neat dissonance with the distinctly controlled framing…